FIFA 23 Girls’s World Cup scores: USWNT stars in high 100


With the 2023 Girls’s World Cup now simply weeks away, EA Sports activities is getting ready to roll out its replace for the match on FIFA 23, which might be made accessible as a free add-on to the sport from the tip of June.

In anticipation of the replace’s launch, EA Sports activities has supplied a listing of the 100 highest-rated gamers on nationwide groups that can compete on the match, which is to be collectively hosted by Australia and New Zealand from July 20 to Aug. 20.

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As reigning back-to-back champions, the United States Girls’s Nationwide Staff (USWNT) make their presence felt within the 2023 Girls’s World Cup participant scores, although their prominence on the very high is not fairly what you would possibly anticipate.

The 100-strong record options lots of the greatest gamers within the ladies’s sport, together with some who is not going to be on the World Cup on account of harm or different circumstances.

After perusing the top-rated gamers, listed here are the principle takeaways. You may take a look at the fill record of 100 gamers on the backside of the web page.



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USWNT solely have one participant within the high 10

Regardless of coming into the 2023 World Cup as winners of the earlier two tournaments and at No.1 within the FIFA World Rating, the USWNT can solely declare to have one participant occupying the highest 10 of EA Sports activities’ FIFA 23 participant scores.

Their lone consultant is veteran ahead Alex Morgan, who’s ranked fourth with an general participant ranking of 90. You then need to scan all the way in which all the way down to 14th to seek out the following USWNT star on the record in Portland Thorns striker Sophia Smith (87), who has scored 12 objectives in 29 video games for her nation so far.

USWNT have 12 gamers in high 100

It is higher information general for the USWNT, who make up greater than 10% of the highest 100 gamers within the FIFA 23 Girls’s World Cup replace. With 12 in title, they’ve the identical quantity on the record as match co-hosts Australia.

With general scores of 90 and 87 respectively, Morgan and Smith rank highest amongst their compatriots above Rose Lavelle (87), Mallory Swanson (87), Lindsey Horan (86), Becky Sauerbrunn (86), Megan Rapinoe (86), Alyssa Naeher (86), Aubrey Kingsbury (84), Trinity Rodman (83), Casey Murphy (83) and Kelley O’Hara (83), who all fall between twenty third and 92nd place.

Kingsbury, Murphy, Rodman and Smith make the record regardless of being among the many 14 members of the 2023 USWNT squad who’re making their World Cup debuts at this yr’s match.

Germany win the numbers sport

Whereas the USWNT’s dozen gamers within the high 100 is spectacular, it pales compared to a number of of their match rivals with worldwide heavyweight nations akin to France (13) and European champions England (14) all having extra gamers listed.

Nonetheless, it is two-time world champions Germany who’ve extra gamers within the high 100 than another nation, and by some margin. Certainly, whereas none have made the highest 10, no fewer than 17 members of head coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg’s stacked World Cup roster have made the highest 100 rated gamers within the sport — led by captain and star striker Alexandra Popp (87) at No. 16.

Lena Oberdorf (87), Lina Magull (87), Svenja Huth (86), Lea Schuller (86), Sara Dabritz (85), Merle Frohms (84), Ann-Katrin Berger (84), Kathrin Hendrich (84), Tabea Wassmuth (84), Linda Dallmann (84), Felicitas Rauch (83), Klara Buhl (83), Sara Doorsoun-Khajeh (83), Laura Freigang (83), Marina Hegering (83) and Giulia Gwinn (83) full the record.



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Barca using excessive

Spain solely have three gamers within the high 100 however Barcelona can declare to have a a lot larger stage of illustration with 4 members of their squad that includes within the high 10 and 9 within the high 100.

Alexia Putellas is Barca’s highest-ranked participant in second place with a joint-highest general ranking of 91. The Ballon d’Or-winning celebrity is joined within the high 10 by teammates Caroline Graham Hansen (90) of Norway, England’s Lucy Bronze (89) and fellow Spaniard Irene Paredes (88).

Kerr in pole place

Australia striker Sam Kerr tops the invoice because the highest-rated participant within the FIFA 2023 Girls’s World Cup replace with an general ranking of 91. Kerr wasn’t at her deadly finest with Chelsea as they received the WSL title in 2022-23, along with her 12 league objectives her lowest return since 2017. However the 29-year-old is prone to step up for her nation as she prepares to captain the Matildas at their house World Cup.

Only for the file, co-hosts New Zealand have no gamers included within the high 100.

Sturdy exhibiting from Norway and France

Regardless of having 4 gamers within the high 100, Norway can boast having three within the high 10, greater than another competing nation. Caroline Graham Hansen (90), Ada Hegerberg (90) and Guro Reiten (88) are the three highest-rated Grasshoppers gamers, whereas midfielder Ingrid Syrstad Engen (84) will be discovered just a little additional down the record at No. 59.

France are the one different nation to have multiple participant included within the high 10, with long-serving captain Wendie Renard (90) and Paris Saint-Germain ahead Marie-Antoinette Katoto (89) occupying sixth and eighth respectively. Nonetheless, it must be famous that Katoto has been dominated out of the 2023 Girls’s World Cup after being compelled to sit down out with a cruciate ligament harm she sustained whereas taking part in for France eventually summer season’s European Championships.

Brazil wrestle to maintain up

With many members of the outdated guard now retired or changed, Brazil have simply two gamers included within the high 100: Kansas Metropolis Present striker Debinha (88) and veteran defender Tamires (83) the one Selecao stars to make the reduce.

Head coach Pia Sundhage is but to announce her 2023 World Cup squad so there may be maybe nonetheless hope the likes of Barcelona ahead Geyse would possibly simply squeeze into the highest 100 come the ultimate version.


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